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The Chimney Sweep: A History

The first chimneys were built around 1200 in Britain, where they replaced an open fire in the middle of the home.  Over the next four hundred years, chimneys changed in location, size, and design. Read on to learn more about the history of chimneys and the chimney sweep. The Chimney Sweep in the 17th Century […]

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